Sales Reports

Primestock 1st September 2021
1st September 2021
On Wednesday 1st September 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 32 cattle comprising 26 cull cattle and 6 prime bulls and clean cattle, 2269 prime sheep including 1640 spring lambs and 629 cast ewes and rams. Prime heifers sold to 237p or £1232.40 for a Limousin from Messrs Teasdale, Lowside, Troutbeck. Bulls sold to 213p for a LimousinxFriesian from Messrs Bowe, Hunday, Workington. Prime Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin – 237,...

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Store & Breeding Sale Friday 27th August 2021
27th August 2021
Store cattle All classes of store cattle a flying trade topping at £1425 for a Limousin Heifer from R Wilkinson & R Tenant, Gatesgarth, Buttermere. Steers topped at £1365 for a Limousin from J&M Osborn & Son, Bolt How, Holmrook. Many more could have been well sold. Next fortnightly sale on Friday 10th September. Catalogue made on Friday 3rd. Entries to the office on 01900 822016. Steers – Limousin- 1365, 1245(3), 1205, 1165(2), 1085(2) Bolt How, 1195 Hyton, 1155 Ullock, 1065 Gill Brow. Ang...

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Primestock 25th August 2021
25th August 2021
On Wednesday 25th August 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 25 cattle comprising 14 cull cattle and 11 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1985 prime sheep including 1410 prime lambs and 575 cast ewes and rams.   G&T Tyson, East House made top price per kilo with a Limousin Steer at 275ppk and receiving top price per head with a Limousin Heifer £1596.64 and both being purchased by MJ Wharton, Blackbrow.   Strong trade throughout the cattle and m...

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Show & Sale of Store Lambs - Friday 20th August 2021
20th August 2021
A good entry of 2504 store lambs attracted a huge ringside of eager buyers ensuring a flying trade was witnessed. The show was ably judged by Mr Ricky Brennand, Devon; our thanks go to him for his time and expertise. After some deliberation Ricky selected a pen of Beltex Lambs from GT & MP Relph, Littletown Farm as his Champion pen. These attracted frenzied bidding at sale time and sold for £94.50. The days top price of £113 was paid for a pen of Beltex lambs from Allen & Dickenson, Windrush....

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Primestock 18th August 2021
18th August 2021
On Wednesday 18th August 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 72 cattle comprising 38 cull cattle and 34 prime bulls and clean cattle, 2055 prime sheep including 1326 prime lambs and 727 cast ewes and rams. Prime cattle and young bulls had more buyers present giving ourselves the edge on trade, with the new buyers ensuring a return to support. G&T Tyson, East House made top price per kilo with an outstanding Limousin steer 258ppk & East houses...

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The 20th Whiteley Hey Production Sale - Monday 16th August
16th August 2021
Mitchells Auction Mart and North West Auctions J36 conducted on Monday 16th August 2021 the Platinum 20th Annual Whiteley Hey Production Sale of top-quality breeding females and shearling rams on behalf of Mr Paul Slater. The Platinum Production sale did not disappoint. With a superb show of the best quality Whiteley Hey breeding sheep fit to graze any field. Again, with Pauls sheep carrying a great reputation a strong ringside of prospective buyers gathered to ensure a ferocious trade was wi...

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Anniversary Show & Sale of Store Cattle
13th August 2021
A terrific entry of 800 store cattle sold to a fantastic trade being as dear as has been witnessed. The flying fat trade having a direct effect on store cattle as purchasers come full of optimism producing a most pleasing days trading. The show was kindly sponsored by Cornthwaite Group Ltd. and Dodd & Co. Judging was in the capable hands of regular supporter Mr Andrew Dyson, Masham. After some deliberation the championship rosette was awarded to T.B Stamper, Harrot Hill Farm, Lorton. Paul and...

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Primestock 11th August 2021
11th August 2021
On Wednesday 11th August 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 84 cattle comprising 52 cull cattle and 32 prime bulls and clean cattle, 2,182 prime sheep including 1684 spring lambs and 498 cast ewes and rams. All cattle sold to a wonderful trade being as dear as ever. Top of 241p or £1453.23 for a Limousin Heifer from Messrs Bowe, Hunday Farm, Workington purchased by MJ Wharton. Bulls topped at 240p or £1593.60 for a Charolais from P&PI Walke...

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